hi this is my question: 5^6 x 25^2 would it = 5^8?
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Originally Posted by andyboy179 hi this is my question: 5^6 x 25^2 would it = 5^8? $\displaystyle 5^6 \times 25^2 =5^6\times (5^2)^2= 5^6 \times 5^{2\cdot 2} = 5^6 \times 5^4 = 5^{6+4} = 5^{10} $
Originally Posted by Amer $\displaystyle 5^6 \times 25^2 =5^6\times (5^2)^2= 5^6 \times 5^{2\cdot 2} = 5^6 \times 5^4 = 5^{6+4} = 5^{10} $ how did u get (5^2)^2?
Originally Posted by andyboy179 how did u get (5^2)^2? Because $\displaystyle 5^2 = 25$
Originally Posted by andyboy179 how did u get (5^2)^2? $\displaystyle 25 = 5\times 5 =5^2 $ $\displaystyle 25^2 = 25 \times 25 = 5^2 \times 5^2 = 5^{2+2} = 5^4$
oh i understand now, thanks alot
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